DBW Insights: Gretchen Rubin

“For me, writing a blog seemed incredibly new, incredibly intimidating, but I thought, ‘Well, I’ll give it a shot.'” Gretchen Rubin

DBW Insights: Richard Nash

“The traditional relationship between a publisher and an established writer can sometimes veer dangerously close to a zero-sum game.” Richard Nash

DBW Insights: Richard Curtis

“Over the last 20 years or so, as publishers have vacated many of their responsibilities to authors, agents have had to step in to perform tasks that they never used to.” Richard Curtis

DBW Insights: Scott Waxman

“The role of the agent has always been to find great projects. Now, you have to figure out ways to get them out there.” Scott Waxman

DBW Insights: David Steinberger

“I think one of the things that we’re going to see over the next year is social media really come to the book publishing industry.” David Steinberger

DBW Insights: Peter Collingridge

“There’s an amazing opportunity…to properly digitize the books. Not just digitizing the text, but digitizing the whole experience.” Peter Collingridge

DBW Insights: Sarah Weinman

“If we are indeed seeing the end of a chain bookstore model..maybe we will see more independent bookstores, but in order to do that they have to be really smart and understand exactly why they need to exist and how they need to exist and go forward.” Sarah Weinman

DBW Insights: Dominique Raccah

“It’s always been a disadvantage to be a mid-sized press, but right now, it probably is the biggest advantage we’ve got.” Dominique Raccah